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This area is absolutely beautiful. I love going out here to hike or read. People bring their dogs... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Riana Campground is our favorite!

We've stayed at Riana Campground at Abiquiu Lake many times and the experience has always been... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Cindy M
North Carolina
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This area is absolutely beautiful. I love going out here to hike or read. People bring their dogs. You can go down to the beach area and swim. I've never camped out here since I live nearby, but they have specific campsites. If you like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 716AllisonR
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We've stayed at Riana Campground at Abiquiu Lake many times and the experience has always been wonderful. It's one of the cheaper campgrounds, but they offer spacious sites with incredible views of the beautiful lake. There are bathrooms have hot showers and flush toilets -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We visited for the first time on a hot day and there were a few cars, but the place was not crowded at all. One feels alone in the wilderness after leaving the parking area. We sat by the side of the lake and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank losdosgringos2015
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking views. I love the campground. We tent camped here on a Sunday and Monday at site 33 at the Riana loop. At night we left our rain fly off and observed so many beautiful, twinkling stars. We counted approximately 20 falling meteorites with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roger R
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We visited the office at the dam on the lake. Chatted with a very nice young man employed there who gave us restaurant recommendations for our trip back to Ojo. The view of the lake from the dam is worth the short detour off the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Kimbra o
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Stopped here on a trip to Abiquiu/Ghost Ranch. Really beautiful lake. Trails and picnic spots abound. Water level was very low on my visit (due to drought) but seems to be well used by locals.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jack W
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife and I stopped for one night at the Riana Campground. The camp managers were fantastic and friendly. On our way to the site, we couldn't help notice the impressive views. The campsite is situated above the lake, so the views are spectacular. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lcrodriguez214
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

While we did not fish or do anything recreational (as many there were doing), we did sit quietly and take in the beauty. Driving north, there is a very large roadside pull off on the left. Safe and a great way to not only look...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Not far from the entrance to Ghost Ranch on the right side of the road coming north is an entrance to the Abiquiu Lake and campground. You can see it from the highway or from Ghost Ranch, but it is an enjoyable view up close...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Glidr
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Mostly for summer enjoyment so make sure you stop to see the shore line, birds and water craft in the area.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Fay S
31 July 2017|
Response from slchiker40 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I didn't see any but read that there was a place to rent water craft. Not sure if they have kayaks. It would be a perfect spot though. Hope you get to try out kayaking on the lake. Enjoy!